UK-Saudi jet raiders released on bail after daring disarm attempt
Anti-war activists attempt to disarm UK-Saudi planes as May puts Turkey and Gulf monarchies at heart of her post-Brexit trade strategy
A PAIR OF ACTIVISTS who tried to disarm BAE fighter jets headed for Saudi Arabia at the weekend have been released on bail today (Monday 30 January).
Daniel Woodhouse, a Methodist minister from Leeds and Sam Walton a Quaker activist have both been released on bail pending charges after breaking into British Aerospace Engineering’s (BAE) Warton warehouse.
"Absolute betrayal": Future of Clyde ship workers unclear as MoD unable to rule out job cuts
Nicola Sturgeon warns that it would be an "absolute betrayal" if the UK Government fails to keep promises to Clyde ship workers made prior to indyref
CLYDE SHIPYARD WORKERS could fall victim to "betrayal" according to SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon as concerns heighten over hundreds of jobs amid contract questions.
Cut in Clyde shipbuilding work a "betrayal" of #indyref promises to Scotland
Plan to construct 13 Type 26 reduced to eight in military review plans
THE UK Government has been accused of betraying Scottish ship workers as the number of frigates promised to the Clyde yards has been cut by 40 per cent.
Thirteen Type 26 Frigates were planned to be built as part of the Ministry of Defence's latest procurement projects, however the government has now only confirmed an order for eight ships. Hundreds of jobs may be put at risk as a result of the u-turn.
Military suppliers BAE cancel Glasgow 'frigate factory' plans in favour of two site solution
Clyde redevelopments plans shelved in favour of keeping two shipbuilding yards
SHIPBUILDERS and arms corporation BAE systems will not redevelop its shipbuilding facility in Scotstoun, Glasgow, as originally proposed.
MSP calls on Glasgow University to drop investment in arms trade
Half a million pounds of endowment funds are weapons related
AN MSP and campaigners have called on a leading Scottish university to move its money away from two controversial arms trade companies.
The University of Glasgow holds over half a million pounds in QinetiQ Group and BAE Systems, which have sold weapons to dictatorships.
BAE Systems is the world's 3rd largest arms company, with total sales of nearly $27bn for 2013. The company has faced criticism for the ethics of its business dealings.